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Accommodating Employees with Disabilities: Perceptions of Irish Academic Library Managers
O'Neill, Anne-Marie; Urquhart, Christine
In recent years a significant amount of the literature in the field of librarianship has focused on providing greater access to library facilities to clients with disabilities. There has been constructive debate about accessible buildings, ergonomic design of library facilities, and assistive technologies; but, what of individual people with disabilities who wish to work in libraries? Does the concern for accessibility extend to their employment in the library workplace? What is happening in Irish academic libraries to accommodate them in their employment and achieve equality of opportunities?
Keyword(s): equality; diversity; legislation; Ireland; employees with disabilities; accommodation; academic libraries; Library and Information Science
Publication Date:
2011
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Institution: Dublin Institute of Technology
Citation(s): Articles
Publisher(s): Dublin Institute of Technology
File Format(s): application/pdf
First Indexed: 2011-11-05 05:47:40 Last Updated: 2017-12-14 06:37:09